Electronic Medical

Plagiarism is a serious penalty; please make sure to use your own words and provide citations and references for any sources you utilize in your responses. The citation (i.e. Bayes, 2019) follows any sentence that reflects information you learned from the book. All initial responses to the DQs require at least one reference. Reminder: Use your own words when writing your post. The reference at the bottom of your post should appear as follows:
Bayes, N. L. (2019). Medical office procedures with insurance (9th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

Using your own words, discuss the advantages and challenges of utilizing Electronic Medical Records in a medical practice.  Why is it important for an MA or Billing and Coding professional to learn both methods of maintaining medical records?  Do you have a preference of one method over the other?